The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 77 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 1.01% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.07% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £338 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.00
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1435 1218 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.35% 94.79% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 656 454
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 81
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £300 - 1
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) OLAP
9 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (7.69%) Database Security
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 2 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) QA
10 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (7.69%) Toad
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.69%) Replication
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) .NET

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) OLAP
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.69%) MySQL
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago